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Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I38471
  • Name: Nicholas Le Blount alias Croke
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1358
  • LVG: 1399
  • Note: Plot to restore Rich II
  • Occupation: Outlawed for his part in the plot to restore Richard II to the throne
  • Note: 1 2

    NICHOLAS LE BLOUNT (brother to Sir THOMAS BLOUNT, summoned to Parliament 1326), who, having taken an active part in the insurrection to restore Richard II to the throne [1399], was outlawed and forced to fly the kingdom. On his return to England, NICHOLAS LE BLOUNT is stated to have changed his surname to that of CROKE, and from him derived the family of that name, of which were Sir JOHN CROKE of Chilton, Speaker of the House of Commons, temp. Elizabeth; and Sir GEORGE CROKE of Studley, an eminent Judge during the reign of Charles I.
    [It is hard to see how he could have been active in 1399 and have a brother summoned to Parliament in 1326, 63 years earlier.]
  • _UID: 8C740B15E6B142EA87EF2C52EF661E83CD78
  • Change Date: 23 MAY 2008

    Father: Thomas le Blount
    Mother: 1st wife of Thomas Blount

    Marriage 1 Agnes Heynes
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children James Le Blount (Croke) b: ABT 1400 in Essendon, Bucks

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: Burkes General Armory
    2. Text: Richard Hodgson research notes 2007
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